Ingenia - Issue 80, September 2019
Lessons from Graphene City
Scott Steedman CBE FREng
AI is not magic but it is complex
Mandy Chessell CBE FREng
Structures for a sustainable society
Jo da Silva OBE FREng talks of the need to consider the resilience of the infrastructure that sustains cities and their inhabitants.
HOW I GOT HERE - Natalie Cheung
The film I, Robot, inspired Natalie Cheung to consider engineering as a career. She has gone on to work on several big railway projects.
Professor Tim Denison
Implantable medical devices continue to drastically improve the lives of people with long-term health conditions.
A square peg in a round hole
22 Bishopsgate was built on the basement of an earlier failed development. The result is the tallest building in the City of London.
Composites take off
Michael Kenward OBE
Bombardier won the 50th anniversary MacRobert Award for engineering innovation with its innovative composite carbon fibre wings for the Airbus A220.
Hives of activity
Ocado’s new automated warehouse in Erith has thousands of robots collaborating to pick and pack customer grocery orders.
Farming in the desert
Structures that use seawater to keep the growing environment cool are being used to farm fruit and vegetables in hot and arid conditions.
INNOVATION WATCH - Echo-location for navigation
Sixth Sense is a handheld device that uses echo-location and haptic feedback to help people with visual impairments.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Kettle switch-off
Electric kettles use a very simple method to overcome a tricky problem: how to switch themselves off.
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Interim Publications Manager||Portia Sale|
|Editorial Consultant||Dominic Joyeux|
|Editorial Board||Professor Andrew Bell FREng
Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Ginny Clarke CBE FREng
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead CB OBE FREng
Dr Paul Miller FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner OBE FREng FRSE
Faith Wainwright MBE FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
|Associate Director, Communications and Partnerships||Jo Trigg|
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